Week 15: England

This week was awesome. We had no car, went no where exciting, and we're in a great house. It was the closest thing we've had to normal since before we decided to sell the house.SundayWe took a walk around our new town and explored the beach.The rest of…

Week 14: England

It's Oliver's birthday this week. Happy 8th birthday! ūüéāSundayWe loaded up and left Belle Grove around noon. Driving took a couple hours. We drove across the Dartford Crossing on the way. It's a high bridge over the inlet from the sea. I think we paid around ¬£3.50 for the…

Week 13: England

We moved to the East Coast this week to visit some old friends. James' family runs an amazing little retreat called Belle Grove Barns. It's full of character and smack dab in the middle of some of the most beautiful Suffolk countryside.SundayKatharine went off to explore London. Grammie, the…

Week 12: England

We're packing up and leaving Scotland behind on Sunday morning. We're off to England for the rest of this leg of the trip.SundayWe loaded the car for what seems like the hundreth time. We hit the road towards Queesnbury. We're crashing there for a few nights to break up…

Week 11: England and Scotland

Countryside, medieval castles, and engineering marvels.SundayWe left our hotel in Leicester after a tasty English breakfast and a swim in the pool. We've got about 325 miles to cover today to get to our home for the week just north of Edinburgh.We were planning to make a stop…

Week 10: France and England.

We're in Saint-Ch√©ron this week until Friday. Overall a pretty quiet week for us. Then it's travel madness for a few days.SundayRest day. We stayed in the house and watched the rain.MondayKatharine and the kids were off to Disneyland Paris. I'd sooner have a root canal so I…

Week 9: France

SundayLet's go to France! We crossed the border in a little town called Charri√©re. Hardly even a sign letting you know that you were in another country. Today was another driving day with four hours between Middelkerke and Saint-Ch√©ron. We opted for the scenic route this time. The French countryside…

Week 8: The Netherlands, Belgium

SundayWe're staying in a "campground" in Voorthuizen. Camping in The Netherlands isn't at all like camping anywhere else. Our place is a small chalet on a pond. There's a pool, a cafe, and laundry faciliites. We're going to use all of those amenities today.Monday, Tuesday, and WednesdaySchool and work.…

Week 6: Germany

Our last week in Hannover. We leave for Berlin on Saturday.SundayWe rented a car and had our first Autobahn experience. I didn't realize we were on one at first. Then a car flew past us and I looked at the GPS. Yep, found one!Our destination was a small…